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    • Elvenquest

    • The Journey So Far: Series 1,2,3 and 4
    • By: Anil Gupta, Richard Pinto
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mangan, Alistair McGowan, Darren Boyd, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Stephen Mangan and Alistair McGowan star in the fantastical BBC Radio 4 comedy by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto. When fantasy novelist Sam is whisked off to Lower Earth by a band of noble warriors, his dog Amis goes with them. Transformed into human form, Amis turns out to be The Chosen One, whom the warriors need to help find the Sword of Asnagar. Only with the sword can they save Lower Earth from the evil rule of Lord Darkness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious

    • By DobieChuck on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $22.73

    • Bob

    • No Ordinary Cat
    • By: James Bowen
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    A special audio edition for children age 11 and above. "We are all given second chances every day of our lives, but we don't usually take them. Then I met Bob." James Bowen was a homeless musician, busking on the streets of London to survive. But the moment he met an injured stray cat with ginger fur and big green eyes, his life began to change. Together James and Bob the cat faced the world - and won. A purrfectly true "tail" of love and friendship to make you smile!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short but powerful

    • By GameMaker on 09-13-13

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Pygmalion

    • By: George Bernard Shaw, Alistair McGowan
    • Narrated by: Al Murray, Alistair McGowan, Full Cast, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Alistair McGowan, Morgana Robinson, Sian Phillips and Al Murray star in George Bernard Shaw's classic tale of Eliza Doolittle, the Cockney flower girl who is trained by professor of phonetics, Henry Higgins, to pass as a duchess. This edition also includes a bonus new play, The ‘B’ Word. Written by and starring Alistair McGowan, the play describes the scandalous opening night of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion - the first time that the word 'bloody' was used on the British stage.

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Dead Ringers

    • By: BBC Worldwide
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan, Full Cast, Jon Culshaw, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Impressionist Alistair McGowan leads a talented cast taking satirical digs at subjects that range from newsworthy to naughty in this wickedly funny topical comedy from the BBC Radio 4 series.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Timeless Tales for Kids

    • By: E. Nesbit, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, and others
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan, Olivia Colman, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Timeless Tales for Kids is an enchanting compilation of children's classic stories read by an all-star cast. Olivia Colman reads E. Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children, a masterpiece in children's fiction wonderfully evoking a bygone age, packed with fun, excitement and adventure. Bill Nighy reads a much-loved children's classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which continues to delight young and old with its enchanting tale of witches, flying monkeys and magical shoes.

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Boswell's Lives

    • BBC Radio 4 Comedy Drama
    • By: Jon Carter
    • Narrated by: Miles Jupp, Henry Goodman, Arabella Weir, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Miles Jupp stars as James Boswell in four fantastic episodes of Jon Canter's BBC Radio 4 comedy. James Boswell, Dr Johnson's celebrated biographer, turns time traveller to pursue other legends to immortalise in this award-winning comedy series. Hampered by his own pomposity and self-importance, he finds that his subjects get the better of him - with hilarious consequences.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Alistair McGowan reads The Jungle Book (Famous Fiction)

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Alistair McGowan reads Kipling's enchanting classic, The Jungle Book. Mowgli, a little man-cub, wanders into the lair of Father Wolf and Mother Wolf, who bring him up as one of their own. As he grow he makes friends, but he is always aware that Shere Khan, the tiger who killed his parents, is his enemy. The jungle is not an easy place to be a man-cub. He must learn its secrets from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python.

    Regular price: $3.93

    • The Very World of Milton Jones

    • The Complete Series 2
    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Alexander Armstrong, Joanna Scanlan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In 1998, BBC Radio 4 found it had a new star on its hands. From the opening monologue ("You see when the boys in the playground found out that I had a potentially fatal allergy to peanuts, they used to shove me up against a wall and make me play Russian roulette with a bag of Revels") to the closing number ("Milton Jones, Milton Jones, so good they named him"), everything about the show was different, weird, and funny.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Dead Ringers

    • The Television Series
    • By: BBC Worldwide
    • Narrated by: Alistair McGowan, Full Cast, Jon Culshaw, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The wickedly funny impressions show arrived on television in 2002, having made waves and become an incredible success as a BBC Radio 4 series. BBC Radio Collection's volumes of episodes from the radio series have been incredibly successful, and now this volume collects the best moments from the first BBC1 TV series.

    Regular price: $15.49